Nassau Council of Chambers promotes vets’ discount program

The Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce held its annual promotion of its Veterans’ Discount Program and Shop Locally campaign with County Clerk Maureen O’Connell on Nov. 10 at Evolve …

Blakeman wins county executive's seat after absentee count

Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman, a Republican, retained his Election Night lead over Democratic Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after all absentee ballots were counted on Nov. 15, finishing with a 2,150-vote lead.

Green-energy servers a possibility in East Meadow

A new type of green energy could be coming to East Meadow. Edgewise Energy, a Long Island-based energy equipment and solutions company and Bloom Energy, a California-based green energy company, …

Local vets start the celebration a few days early

“Today, unlike Memorial Day, which is a day of mourning, is a day of thanks,” said Pete Wenninger, commander of East Meadow American Legion Post 1082, at Veterans Memorial Park last …

Rose is named Businessperson of the Year

Roxanne Rose says she prefers to be in the background rather than out front, but her community involvement suggests otherwise. Rose, the community relations director at AFC Urgent Care, was honored …

Candy heaven for children at trunk-or-treat

Children of all ages, in all forms of costume, made their way through a Halloween candy lover’s dreamscape last Saturday at the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce’s second trunk-or-treat …

East Meadow's McVey Elementary book fair inspires children to read

The McVey Elementary School students could hardly contain their excitement. Trying their best to maintain an orderly line, they practically ran out of the building to reach the tables and shelves …

Editorial

This holiday season for sure, shop locally

Each year, we encourage our readers to shop locally, in your community’s downtown, during the holidays. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, we’re doubling down on that advice.

Editorial

A new Covid variant is on the march. Mask up!

In recent months, we have seen a growing number of parents crowding school board meetings across Long Island, protesting the state mandate requiring students to mask up in schools.

Op-Ed

Public health is political, but shouldn’t be partisan

Taxes, property assessments, crime and schools were top concerns for Long Island politicians in the Nov. 2 elections. Both Democrats and Republicans tried to persuade voters that . . .

Op-Ed

Public health is political, but shouldn’t be partisan

Taxes, property assessments, crime and schools were top concerns for Long Island politicians in the Nov. 2 elections. Both Democrats and Republicans tried to persuade voters that . . .

Randi Kreiss

How did you get through? In 50 words or less.

Tell me your story. If you’re reading this, you are living through a deadly pandemic that has killed more than five million people worldwide. So far. If you’re reading this . . .